New York: Bravest Conference 2019

A morning of inspiration from the #1 ranked blind judo paralympian, the Wall Street Journal's former Baghdad Bureau Chief and some of the city's top marketers

15 Hudson Yards, October 10, 8am to 12pm

The Marketing Society flagship Conference is back in New York on October 10 for its third year and it's going to be our bravest yet. Hosted by our New York chair, Siegel+Gale's, Global CMO, Margaret Molloy.
This year we’re creating something unique. Taking place at the iconic 15 Hudson Yards from 8am - 12.20pm,  the city’s leading marketers will gather for a morning of inspiration from speakers who are truly courageous:

Ronan Dunne, EVP and Group CEO of Verizon Consumer Group
Find out how Ronan is pushing the US’s number one telco provider to stay ahead of the curve.
Read his interview

Jamie Moldafsky, CMO, Wells Fargo
Discover how one of the world’s largest financial institutions are being bold during challenging times.
Read her interview

Stacey Feder, CMO, Hudson Yards
A behind-the-scenes look into how an old rail depot was transformed into the largest private real estate development in U.S. history.
Read her interview

Farnaz Fassihi, Baghdad Bureau Chief (2003 - 2006), Wall Street Journal and writer, The New York Times
Hear true stories of war and uprisings and what they’ve taught this award-winning journalist about bravery.

Anthony Ferraro, Paralympian
The #1 ranked blind judo fighter globally, who plans to represent the US at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, shares his story about achieving your goals in the face of adversity.
Read his interview

DéVon Christopher Johnson, Founder and CEO, BleuLife Media
Multiculturalism and marketing; learn how DéVon has fused the two to create his media empire.

Zach Hamed, Co-founder, Clay
Discover the story of an exceptional young talent who funded 30 start-ups before the age of 21 and dubbed a 'game-changer' on Forbes' 30 under 30 2017 list.

Michael Martin, Co-Founder and CEO, RapidSOS
Marketing can save lives; literally. RapidSOS' app, Haven, sends 911 dispatchers to exact locations with a single touch - learn the journey behind this revolutionary million-dollar tech company.

Perry Hewitt, Marketing and Digital Strategy Advisor
From mission-driven marketing to women in leadership, Perry brings experience and passion on leading high-performance, sustainable change and impact to the Conference.
Read her interview

Jessie Lam, Partner & COO, Parameter Ventures
'How data helped me manage my depression' - Jessie shares the importance of talking about mental health, self-care, and use of data and technology in daily lives.
Read her interview

So expect to be inspired, expect to think differently, and most importantly, expect to come away feeling your bravest self.

Across the world
The event in New York will be the first in our global roadshow as we take our flagship Conference across the world to Singapore, London, Dubai, India and Hong Kong for the first time. Please visit our events page for all the details.

Not currently a member?
For more information about the Society in New York, please email Alasdair Hall-Jones, Head of Global


Anthony Ferraro

#1 ranked blind judo fighter, Team USA

Jessie Lam

Global Venture Capitalist, Financial Strategist, Speaker, Brinc

Zach Hamed

Co-founder, Clay

Michael Martin

Co-Founder and CEO, RapidSOS

Perry Hewitt

Marketing and Digital Strategy Advisor

DéVon Christopher Johnson

Founder and CEO, BleuLife Media

Stacey Feder

CMO, Hudson Yards

Ronan Dunne

EVP and Global CEO, Verizon Consumer Group

Jamie Moldafsky

CMO, Wells Fargo

Farnaz Fassihi

Baghdad, bureau chief (2003-2006), Wall Street Journal & Writer, The New York Times

Margaret Molloy

Global CMO, Siegel+Gale
Talking courageous leaders and creating legacies with Kimberly B. Davis - Executive VP, Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs, National Hockey League at our New York Brave Conference 2018.


With thanks


15 Hudson Yards
Residence 26A, NY 10001
Dress code
Business casual


Conference starts - 8am
Conference finishes - 12.20pm